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Calgary"s Grand Story The Making Of A Prarie Metropolis From The Viepoint Of Two Heritage Buildings by Donald B. Smith

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Published by University of Calgary Press .
Written in English


  • Local history,
  • Social History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • British Columbia,
  • Canada - General,
  • Alberta,
  • Calgary,
  • Calgary (Alta.),
  • Grand Theatre (Calgary, Alta.),
  • Historic buildings

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8568720M
ISBN 101552381749
ISBN 109781552381748

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